Autumn fun at The Goods Shed Comedy Club.
We’re back for the first of a brace of cracking comedy club this Autumn, featuring some of the finest, and funniest, stand-up comedians from the UK comedy circuit. This month features the mirth making talents of Matt Price, James Ellis and headlined by Esther Manito.
Esther Manito is an Arab Essex girl who will challenge every single preconception of what that means.
Esther has supported Alan Davies, Shappi Khorsandi, Sindhu Vee, Jason Mansford, Jo Brand and Al Murray. As seen on ITV’s Stand Up Sketch Show and heard on: BBC sounds Russel Kane’s Evil Genius, co-hosting Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack Unplugged, CBBC Bitesize Parents, Drunk Women Solving Crime, Russell Kane’s Boys Don’t Cry and BBC New Comedy Awards.
“A comedian with keen instincts, and punchlines often delivered with a nice turn of phrase and a vivid metaphor.” Fest Mag
“Still a relatively new comic, she’s got her wired persona nailed down hard. Manito is a performer with undeniable stage presence.” The Scotsman
Award-winning comedian James Ellis is a rising star in the UK comedy scene. His sharp observational humour and clever punchlines have won him raves reviews from audiences and critics alike.
James’ comedy is rooted in everyday life, and he has a knack for finding the funny in the mundane. A gifted write, his jokes are well-crafted and delivered with precision.
‘James Ellis is a triple threat, he’s really very bloody funny, has a great stage presence and has the best hair in the business” Angela Barnes
‘A frightening amount of brilliant punchlines, delivered by a genuinely funny guy. I was laughing the whole time James was on and so was everyone else. Top stuff’ – Paul McCaffrey
‘Wonderful, wonderful jokes. James has a relaxed confidence, his set is well themed and thought out and most important of all: the gags are just funny. Really funny.’ – Laura Lexx
Matt Price has performed in 30 countries, including Turkey, Cambodia, Australia and Russia. He is a big friendly guy from Cornwall. He likes to tell stories, he tells jokes and interacts with a crowd in a way that makes everyone in the room feel good.
Matt also hosts the “Conversations with Criminals” podcast in which he interviews retired criminals and ask them about their lives. It was described in Crime monthly magazine as a “podcast sensation”.
Matt’s stories are from the wilder side of life but surprisingly easy to relate to. Here are a few of the things that reviewers have said about his comedy :
‘One of the best storytellers on the circuit’ ★★★★ Artshub Australia ‘criminally funny’ ★★★★ The Scotsman ‘Great storyteller’ Phnom Phen Post, Cambodia
Please note that line ups may be subject to change